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Creamy Seafood Pasta Salad

 
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A creamy and scrumptious pasta salad made with bell peppers, pasta shells and a delicious seafood mix.

Yield

6

servings

Prep

15

min

Cook

15

min

Ready

30

min

Low Cholesterol, Trans-fat Free, Good source of fiber, Low Sodium
 

Ingredients

12 ounces pasta shells
medium
1 pound mixed seafood
(scallops, squid, shrimp, and/or firm white fish fillets) cut into 2 inch pieces
*
1 ½ cup sweet red bell peppers
sweet diced
1 cup green bell peppers
sweet diced
¾ cup red onion
diced
¾ cup carrots
thinkly sliced
½ cup scallions, spring or green onions
chopped
1 cup yogurt, plain
2%
cup mayonnaise
light
½ cup dill weed
fresh
*
2 tablespoons lemon juice
2 teaspoons garlic
crushed
1 teaspoon dijon mustard

Directions

Cook pasta in boiling water according to package instructions or until firm to the bite. Rinse with cold water. Drain and place in serving bowl.

In medium nonstick skillet sprayed with vegetable spray, sauté seafood just untill cooked, approximately 3 minutes. Set aside.

Add red and green peppers, onions, carrots and green onions to pasta. Add seafood.

Make the dressing: In small bowl combine yogurt, mayonnaise, dill, lemon juice, garlic and mustard. Pour over pasta. Toss and chill.

TIPS: firm fish filets can be used with or instead of mxed seafood. Be careful not to over cook.

Grilled fish instead of sautéed makes an excellent variation.

Make ahead: Pasta salad and dressing can be prepared early in day. Do not toss untill ready to serve.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 216g (7.6 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 15935% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 10%
Saturated Fat 2g 8%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 9mg 3%
Sodium 139mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 8g 8%
Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
Sugars g
Protein 9g
Vitamin A 80% Vitamin C 125%
Calcium 8% Iron 5%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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